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Poster: cupedoll Date: Aug 14, 2008 11:41am
Forum: toronto_public_library Subject: Thing Street Asylum: A Mind that Lost Itself

This book is set in Parkdale Toronto and includes history of the old Toronto Asylum and its famous alienists and psychiatrists. It's free for reading at http://www.archive.org/details/ThingStreetAsylum and at litvision.org. There's more information at that site. Librarians might like to index this under Toronto books. There's also some other related material at the arhive, Troping the Asylum: Authors and Authorities at the Toronto Asylum, 1850-1920, and The Support Worker of Emile Durkheim House.